OHLA Hotel Summer Camp 

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OHLA’s Education & Workforce Development Committee is excited to announce its first-ever OHLA Hotel Summer Camp!

During this intensive, fun, and interactive camp, students will stay at a hotel and experience: 

  • Hotel Industry Overview and Career Options
  • AHLEI Guest Service Gold Certification
  • Effective Communication Techniques
  • Sports Tourism and Event Planning
  • Tours of Hotels and Convention Center Properties 
  • Business Etiquette for Career Success 
  • Job Search Strategies Online

What is the OHLA Hotel Summer Camp?summer camp

The Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association (OHLA) Hotel Summer Camp is a 3-day/2-night high school program for junior and senior students looking for a career path, wanting to know more about the lodging/hospitality industry, and those who know this is a path they are interested in who want to learn more firsthand. Hotelier panels, Hospitality sessions, AHLEI Guest Service Gold Certification, tours, and evening activities.  

1-6 students per school, 1-6 per chaperone. 

Immerse yourself in the hotel industry and unlock a world of endless possibilities. 

The hotel industry offers an unparalleled setting to meet people from all walks of life and to experience new adventures every day. Many exciting avenues are available to hotel employees to achieve their personal and professional goals!

The hotel industry career pathways include occupations within a variety of hotel departments, often with the same employer.

The most common hotel departments include:

  • Accounting
  • Executive Office
  • Food and Beverage
  • Human Resources
  • Lobby and Guest Services
  • Rooms
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Security, Engineering & Maintenance

2024 OHLA Hotel Summer Camp

Date: June 5-7th, 2024 

Location:  Hyatt Regency Columbus Hotel

350 N High Street, Columbus, OH 43215


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